Pair of Belle Epoque Platinum, Diamond and Natural Pearl Pendant-Earrings. Estimate $15,000-20,000. Photo Doyle New York.
Topped by delicate old-mine and rose-cut diamond-set garland and tapered bar links, accented by 8 flexibly-set small rose-cut diamonds, spaced by 4 button pearls, suspending 2 drop-shaped pearls approximately 8.50 to 9.10 x 12.50. mm. and 8.65 to 9.00 x 12.30 mm., capped by a rose-cut diamond leaf motif, circa 1905, posts added later. Good condition. Posts. Length 1 9/16″.
With SSEF report no. 75863 stating that the pearls are natural, saltwater.
Pearls: off-white, cleanish, minor bubbles, graceful drop-shape, one pearl symmetrically round in the reverse, one pearl less round in the reverse, good nacre, good luster.
Doyle New York. Important Jewelry. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10am